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Lime Essential Oil

(Citrus aurantifolia)

A top note with a medium aroma, lime essential oil has the same zesty, sweet, fresh scent characteristic of the fruit.

Found in these Essential Tonic Blends:

Therapeutic Properties:

anthelmintic, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, cholagogue, depurative, digestive, restorative

Therapeutic Uses:

digestive problems, loss of appetite, detoxifying, cellulite, throat infection, tonsillitis, sore throat, influenza, lethargy, chronic fatigue, mental exhaustion, intestinal parasites

Blends well with...

bay (West Indian), benzoin, black pepper, cardamom, citronella, clary sage, cypress, elemi, eucalyptus peppermint, geranium, fragonia, frankincense, ginger, juniper berry, lavandin, lemon, manuka, myrtle, nutmeg, orange (sweet), pimento berry, rose absolute, rosemary, sage (Greek), tangerine, tuberose, turmeric, vanilla, vetiver, ylang ylang

Precautionary advice:

Expressed lime oil is a photosensitizer; do not apply to the skin prior to sun exposure. Distilled lime oil is a nonphotosensitizer. GRAS status.